12 days in Lapland Itinerary

12 days in Lapland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
1
Levi
— 1 night
Fly + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
2
Inari
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Pyhatunturi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
4
Posio
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Rovaniemi
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  6 h 15 min
End: London

1
night
Levi

Levi ©
Finland's largest and most popular ski resort, the fell of Levi provides excellent slopes and lively nightlife in an enchanting setting.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): hit the slopes at Levi Ski Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Giewont Husky Adventures, then bet on your favorite at Icekarting Levi, then relax in the rural setting at Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, and finally stop by Elan Ski Shop & Rental.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Levi trip planner.

London, UK to Levi is an approximately 9.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Levi due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in Levi hover around 22°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Inari.

Things to do in Levi

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Ounaskievari Reindeer Farm, Giewont Husky Adventures
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Levi Ski Resort ©
Levi Ski Resort
Giewont Husky Adventures ©
Giewont Husky Adventures
Icekarting Levi ©
Icekarting Levi

3
nights
Inari

Inari ©
Inari is Finland's largest, most sparsely populated municipality, with four official languages, more than any other in the country. Inari is known for museums, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center, head outdoors with Lake Inari, pause for some serene contemplation at Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church, and relax in the rural setting at Inari Reindeer Farm.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Inari trip itinerary planning site.

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from Levi to Inari in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Inari are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Pyhatunturi.

Things to do in Inari

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites
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Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center ©
Siida - Sami Museum and Nature Center
Lake Inari ©
Lake Inari
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church ©
Pielpajarvi Wilderness Church

1
night
Pyhatunturi

Pyhatunturi ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pyha-Luosto National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Pyhatunturi trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Inari to Pyhatunturi takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Pyhatunturi can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Posio.

Things to do in Pyhatunturi

Nature Parks
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Pyha-Luosto National Park ©
Pyha-Luosto National Park

2
nights
Posio

Posio ©
Posio is a municipality of Finland. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Pentik Hill and then take in the dramatic natural features at Korouoma Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Riisitunturi National Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Posio trip website.

You can drive from Pyhatunturi to Posio in 2.5 hours. July in Posio sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rovaniemi.

Things to do in Posio

Nature Parks Museums
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Korouoma Canyon ©
Korouoma Canyon
Riisitunturi National Park ©
Riisitunturi National Park
Pentik Hill ©
Pentik Hill

3
nights
Rovaniemi

Rovaniemi ©
An urban center set amongst the great Arctic wilderness, Rovaniemi serves as the capital of Lapland province.
Rovaniemi is known for wildlife, museums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Arktikum, explore the fascinating underground world of Syvasenvaara Fell, browse the collection at Rovaniemi City Library, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rovaniemi Church.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Rovaniemi day trip planning app.

Getting from Posio to Rovaniemi by car takes about 2 hours. In July in Rovaniemi, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rovaniemi

Theme Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Arktikum ©
Arktikum
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus ©
SantaPark - the Home Cavern of Santa Claus
Santa Claus Village ©
Santa Claus Village

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